Organization node: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
January 2019
Frontiers 2018/19: Emerging issues of environmental concern consolidates and analyzes the emerging issues that will have profound effects on our society, economy, and environment.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), University of Oxford, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
This report aims to enhance understanding of the implications, capacity needs and enabling conditions for trade liberalization of environmentally sound technologies (ESTs), with focus on developing countries. It focuses its analysis on five ESTs, namely solar photovoltaic cells (PVs), water filters, waste incinerators, gas filtering machinery, hemp and flax fibers.
29 April 2019 to 21 June 2019
Course
Online
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
From 29 April –21 June 2019, UNITAR and UN Environment are offering the e-course, Introduction to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Africa. The course is designed to assist policymakers in Africa in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies supporting a transition towards Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).
January 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
As the first assessment of the global environmental rule of law, this Report draws on experiences, challenges, viewpoints, and successes of diverse countries around the world, highlighting global trends as well as opportunities for countries and partners to strengthen the environmental rule of law.
December 2018
UNEP Inquiry, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association
This document, National Sustainable Finance Roadmap of Mongolia, provides an overview of existing market principles, policies and regulations, estimated investment needs, incentive mechanisms, and barriers to scale up sustainable finance in Mongolia.
11 February 2019
Course
Online
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Starting on 11 February 2019, SDG Academy and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) are offering an 8-week online training course on "Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace". This course provides an in-depth introduction to the multiple roles that natural resources and the environment play in the onset, escalation, and resolution of, and recovery from, violent conflicts.
January 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Insects provide billions of dollars worth of ecosystem services, particularly in agriculture and ecotourism. However, the wide use of insecticides, fragmentation of habitats and climate change are placing multiple threats on them and their populations are under sharp decline. This UN Environment Foresight Brief explores insect services, threats, and solutions to sustain insect populations.
October 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report presents the findings from a literature review and interviews with a wide variety of stakeholders of the Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy project activities in Djilor District in Senegal. EbA measures in this project site include the construction of anti-salt bunds, nursery establishment, applying assisted natural regeneration techniques, reforestation, introducing new roosters, vegetable gardening and establishing mechanisms for regulating the exploitation of natural resources. The report concludes that the project activities have improved the resilience of local communities, improved their adaptive capacity and reduced their vulnerability, with the benefits being felt by a range of social groups and a number of social co-benefits also emerging.
Organisation: 
Global Environment Facility (GEF), Guyana Environmental Protection Agency, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Country: 
Guyana
Prepared to present it to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) Guyana's Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity covers the period 2011 to 2014 and describes actions taken by Guyana to conserve and sustainably manage its diversity and how these actions are contributing to the achievement of the UNBCD strategic goals and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets of the updated strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020.
December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), New Earth, European Commission
To inspire companies to ‘shout it out’, the Consumer Information Programme has issues this white paper to identify good practices of product-level social impact communication that can provide inspiration, and be built upon or replicated. It identifies relevant principles, criteria and means to communicate such impacts, including recommendations on integrating social impact communication with more well-established environmental impact communication tools.

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